GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE FOR GLOBAL CHANGE

Milestones and Turning Points in Development Thinking

Jolly, R.
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Publisher Palgrave Macmillan

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As a number of developing countries gained independence in the 1960s, there was an optimism of possibilities for accelerating economic and social advance in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The Institute of Development Studies was established in 1966 and rapidly became a centre of new and challenging ideas about ending poverty in these regions. This book brings together 20 articles written by pioneers of international development, fascinating for their early challenges to orthodox thinking and bold in suggesting alternatives. Covering five key dimensons, each piece has a new introduction by Sir Richard Jolly indicating its impact on policy over the years and the enduring relevance for the challenges of our times.

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Published Date
20-Mar-12
ISBN:
978 0 23036 83 30
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